Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

Known as: Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), PTCA (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty), Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty [PTCA] 
A procedure to open an occluded coronary artery, performed by percutaneous introduction of a catheter into a peripheral (usually femoral) artery… (More)

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2005
2005
It is becoming more apparent each day that despite a strong national commitment to excellence in health care, the resources and… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVES We performed a meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) with… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVES We sought to elucidate the long-term prognostic importance of angiographic no-reflow phenomenon after percutaneous… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVES This study sought to compare procedural and clinical outcomes of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA… (More)
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1996
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1996
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. To date, the baseline status and… (More)
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1994
1994
We investigated whether percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) would induce neutrophil activation in patients with… (More)
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1993
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1993
BACKGROUND The success of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction is limited by bleeding complications, the… (More)
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1988
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1988
To examine the role of antiplatelet therapy in the prevention of arterial restenosis after percutaneous transluminal coronary… (More)
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1985
1985
To avoid venous puncture, a new concept for standby cardiac pacing during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA… (More)
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1984
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1984
The results of follow-up angiography in patients from 27 clinical centers enrolled in the PTCA Registry were analyzed to evaluate… (More)
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